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Join, Boost, Sustain: the European way of digital transformation in cities and communities

14 January 2020

In times when cities are looking to digital solutions to tackle a growing range of interconnected challenges, a number of organisations representing European cities have recently taken the initiative to find a common ‘European way’ for the digital transformation of sustainable cities and communities by ensuring data and technological sovereignty in the European Union. The European Commission and the Committee of the Regions support the initiative.

 

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Smart City Expo World Congress - Call for Speaker

20 December 2019

The Smart City Expo World Congress is the leading event for cities, the place where the future of cities is discussed and the most inspiring ideas for exploring our urban future are brought to stage. Since its first edition in 2011, it has succeeded in becoming a referential global meeting point for governments, companies, social entrepreneurs and research centers in order to strengthen capacities, increase collaboration and share inspiration for supporting the improved...

Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Ljubljana (EE-HIGHRISE)

16 December 2019

Travel, Share & Learn

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Today, we share our penultimate video as part of the "Travel, Share & Learn" series with you: It is featuring Ljubljana in Slovenia, demo site of the project EE-HIGHRISE.

 

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Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Vienna (CIVIC)

16 December 2019

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As a special gift to you in the week before Christmas, we share another video with you! This time, featuring Vienna, capital of Austria, and part of the project CIVIC.

 

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#EUSEW2020 AWARDS - Apply now

12 December 2019

 

Does your work focus on clean, sustainable and renewable energy? Do you believe that your project deserves pan-European recognition?

During the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) from 22 to 26 June 2020, outstanding projects will be celebrated for their innovation and impact.

Are you ready to show (us) your energy? #EUSEW2020 wants you to apply for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards!

APPLY NOW

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IRIS: How to build a smart city?

05 December 2019

Turning smart city ambitions into partnerships and investment plans is a challenging path. To inspire and guide cities in this process, IRIS Smart Cities spoke with three people who made it happen in Utrecht:  Muriel Pels and Inge van de Klundert from Municipality of Utrecht and Carolien van Hemel of...

Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Budapest (Heat4Cool)

29 November 2019

Travel, Share & Learn

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In our video today, we present to you the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary, as part of the project Heat4Cool.

 

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SCIS at SCEWC 2019

29 November 2019

From 19-21 November, the Smart Cities Information System participated at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. At SCEWC, SCIS informed interested stakeholders and visitors together with the EIP-SCC and the 17 Horizon 2020 European Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects from across the continent at a joint stand. Overall 14 presentations were given at the stand, covering topics such as Nordic Lighthouse Cities (moderated by Jens Bartholmes from EC, DG Energy...

New Interview: Moving to Cleaner Energy in Helsinki with mySMARTLife

25 November 2019

"In the struggle against climate change, Finland has taken an uncompromising stance to completely eliminate coal from its energy generation portfolio by 2030, if not before. One of the major challenges in achieving this goal is that at least 25% of Finland’s population is reliant on coal-fired heating during the long, harsh winters. Now, the historically important gas is expected to become a more important source of energy after a dormant period due to a reduction of taxation on gas and...